Trauma Reports (Vol. 18, No. 3) –Traumatic Amputations – May 1, 2017

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Release date: May 2017

Valid through: May 2020

Target Audience

This activity is intended for emergency, family, osteopathic, trauma, surgical, and general practice physicians and nurses who have contact with trauma patients.


  • Discuss conditions that should increase suspicion for traumatic injuries;
  • Describe the various modalities used to identify different traumatic conditions;
  • Cite methods of quickly stabilizing and managing patients;
  • Identify possible complications that may occur with traumatic injuries.

Credit Available


  • Maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 2.5 AOA Category 2-B credits
  • 3.0 ACEP Credits


  • 3.0 ANCC Contact Hours


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The American Osteopathic Association has approved this continuing education activity for up to 2.5 AOA Category 2-B credits.

This activity is approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for 3.0 hours of ACEP Category 1 credits.


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Faculty Listing


Christine Ramirez, MD, Surgical Critical Care Fellow, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore.

Jay Menaker, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine; Program in Trauma, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, MD.

Peer Reviewer

Robert E. Falcone, MD, FACS, CEO, Central Ohio Trauma System, Adjunct Professor of Surgery, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus.


Medical Editor:
Ann Dietrich, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Lead Primary Care Clinician
Associate Professor
Ohio University Heritage College of Medicine
Associate Pediatric Medical Director, MedFlight
Columbus, Ohio

AHC Media Executive Editor: Shelly Morrow Mark

Financial Disclosure

Editor in Chief Dr. Ann Dietrich, Nurse Reviewer Sue Behrens, Author Dr. Christine Ramirez, Author Dr. Jay Menaker, Peer Reviewer Dr. Robert Falcone, Executive Editor Leslie Coplin, Executive Editor Shelly Morrow Mark, and AHC Media Editorial Group Manager Terrey Hatcher report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

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